THE MIDWICH CUCKOOS. London: Michael Joseph, . Octavo, boards. First edition. The U.S. and earlier British editions have textual differences. "A really original scenario; social criticism; good story. Very popular; basis for superior SF film [Village of the Damned]." - Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 3-413. "... only slightly short of being a science fiction masterpiece." - Survey of Science Fiction Literature III, pp. 1391-94. Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror (1999) 6-404. Some age-darkening to free endpapers, else a fine copy in fine price-clipped dust jacket. A nice copy of a scarce book. (#155596).
"First published... / ... / 1957" on copyright page.